Tag: Ag Processing

Ag Processing finishing $38 million gallon expansion doubling biodiesel capacity

Ag Processing finishing $38 million gallon expansion doubling biodiesel capacity

March 13, 2017 |

In Iowa, Ag Processing is finishing its $38 million biodiesel expansion project that will double capacity to 60 million gallons per year, the facility’s fourth expansion since it became the country’s first commercial biodiesel producer in 1996. In addition, the company is finalizing a $90 million oil refinery project that will allow it to not […]

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API investing significantly to double biodiesel production capacity at Iowa plant

API investing significantly to double biodiesel production capacity at Iowa plant

November 25, 2015 |

In Iowa, Ag Processing Inc. is investing “significantly” to double the production capacity at its 30 million gallon per year soybean-based biodiesel facility in Sergeant Bluff that opened in 1997. As part of the expansion to the integrated soybean processing facility, soybean oil refining capacity will also be added. The overall expansion project is expected […]

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$3M in Nebraska USDA payouts announced

$3M in Nebraska USDA payouts announced

October 28, 2013 |

In Nebraska, the USDA Rural Development 2013 payouts have been announced, totaling $3,374,309 and supporting four key Nebraska producers. Ag Processing Inc received the bulk of the money, over $3.3 million, as it produces biodiesel at its facilities in Sergeant Bluffs, Algona, Iowa, and St. Joseph, Missouri. Cornhusker Energy Lexington, Chief Ethanol Fuel, and KAAPA […]

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Ag Processing to permanently shut ethanol plant in Hastings, Neb.

Ag Processing to permanently shut ethanol plant in Hastings, Neb.

May 20, 2013 |

In Nebraska, Ag Processing says it is permanently closing its only ethanol plant after margins failed to improve. The 52 million gallon ethanol plant in Hastings was originally located in Jasper, Tennessee when it was purchased in 1994 and then transported to Nebraska. It came online in 1995 and runs on what is considered to […]

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Ag Processing restarts 60 million gallon biodiesel plant in Iowa

Ag Processing restarts 60 million gallon biodiesel plant in Iowa

May 23, 2012 |

In Iowa, Ag Processing has officially re-started the mothballed 60 million gallon per year biodiesel plant formerly known as East Fork Biodiesel in Algona. Now known as AGP Algona, the company bought the facility in 2011. Total installed capacity for the company is now 120 million gallons annually.

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Ag Processing to acquire East Fork Biodiesel

Ag Processing to acquire East Fork Biodiesel

June 17, 2011 |

In Nebraska, Ag Processing cooperative signed a LOI to acquire the assets of the former East Fork Biodiesel LLC plant near Algona, Iowa.  The plant, which is currently idle, has a rated capacity of 60 million gallons of biodiesel production annually. AGP anticipates that the facility will be operational on or before September 1, creating […]

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